Bedford school confirms person tests positive for Covid-19

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An academy in Bedford has confirmed there has been a positive case of Covid-19 within the school.

Goldington Academy, in Haylands Way, sent out a letter to parents yesterday (Monday, September 21) warning that Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed someone at the school tested positive for the virus.

Principal Francis Galbraith, who signed the letter, said: "We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situation and are working closely with PHE. This letter is to inform you of the current situation and provide advice on how to support your child.

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"The small number of children who have been in direct prolonged contact with the confirmed case will have received an individual letter and will be staying at home for

Goldington Academy. Photo: Google MapsGoldington Academy. Photo: Google Maps
Goldington Academy. Photo: Google Maps

14 days."

The school said it remains open and children should continue to attend if they remain well.

If your child's school has had a confirmed case of coronavirus feel free to email [email protected] - we will publish the details while you can remain anonymous.

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